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Hi Andre,
13inch wheels are actually about 11.5mm over the rims in 1/32 scale.

You best options for rear wheels and tyres are;
NSR F1 wheels (these are about 12mm dia) fitted with their F1 tyres. These tyres are a copy of Ninco's F1 tyres and 'only' about 12.5mm wide.
Slot.It F1 wheels (these are also 12mm dia) fitted with NSR F1 tyres. (Slot.It don't make F1 size tyres to fit these wheels).
Obviously the Ninco F1 tyres will also fit these wheels.
Ortmann also make Ninco F1 size tyres and you might find them better than NSR on plastic track.

Penelope Pitlane make an F1 wheel which is a copy of the '70s Scalextric wheels (as fitted to your Brabham) and there are Ortmann replica tyres for these cars.

For the fronts there are two choices:
Slot.It wheels and tyres as fitted to their Ferrari 312PB and Alfa.
Penelope Pitlane make a replica Scalextric F1 front wheel (again as fitted to your Brabham) and Ortmann have the correct Scalextric replica tyres for them.

NSR and Slot.It wheels should be easy enough to find almost anywhere.
I can't see the Penelope Pitlane F1 wheels on their site but you can find them on the Pendle site under Spares/Scratch Build Spares/Penelope Pitlane.

Hope that helps.
Cheers.
Mick.
 

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QUOTE Slot.it do an F1 tyre in the F22 compound, which will also fit on the Penelope Pitlane 70s replica rear wheels that Mick talks about.
Sorry I had not noticed the introduction of these tyres.
However, I'm sure they are made to fit Slot.It F1 wheels.
The central rib on the PP wheels is very narrow and will not correctly locate these tyres.
I'm sure you can come up with a way of gluing them on centrally though.

QUOTE Will the Ortmann tires be competitive on wood tracks ?
Depends on the track and surface.
On some tracks they're very good on others NSR will be much better.
I find it's worthwhile having both available.
Cheers.
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Hi Andre,
NSR Formula 1 Ultragrip tyres Part No 5221 available from Pendle.
These are grooved tyres but by the time you've trued them to the correct diameter the grooves will have gone.

Ortmann rear tyres to fit PP wheels are 36a ribbed or 36c slicks.
Ortmann front tyres to fit PP wheels are 37c ribbed or 37 slicks.
All from the RS Slotracing lists.
These tyres will match the original tyres on the Brabham BT44.

The modern McLaren M23 and Ferrari 312t front tyres do fit the PP front wheels and will be 15.6mm diameter when fitted.

Cheers.
Mick.
 
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